Chief Executive of Eritrea
|Chief Executive of Eritrea|
|Formation||15 September 1952|
|First holder||Tedla Bairu|
|Final holder||Asfaha Woldemikael|
|Abolished||20 May 1960|
On 20 May 1960 the post was dissolved and replaced by the "Chief Administrator of Eritrea", which was appointed by the Emperor of Ethiopia Haile Selassie I. This in effect dissolved the independent Federal structure and was a prelude to the official, possibly illegal, annexation of Eritrea as a province of Ethiopia on 14 November 1962.
List of Chief Executives of Eritrea (1952–1960)Edit
|#||Name||Notes||Assumed office||Left office|
|1||Tedla Bairu||15 September 1952||29 July 1955|
|2||Araya Wassie||Acting||29 July 1955||8 August 1955|
|3||Asfaha Woldemikael||Continued as "Chief Administrator" until 14 November 1962||8 August 1955||20 May 1960|
- "Case Study". Retrieved 2007-01-09.
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